Mayor Signs Pot Law, Criticizes Medical Cannabis Provision

Earlier today Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn signed an ordinance to create legal pot zoning in the city. This was the last day he could sign or veto the legislation—everything is last minute in pot-loving Seattle—and the mayor pondered the decision at length because he disapproves of a clause that requires medical cannabis dispensaries to shut down if our action-oriented state legislature doesn't create a special license for them next year.